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(26/3/2015)  Radio Ulster Interview - 28 March 2015 at 11am  

The gold medallist Jim Bailey, the bronze medallist Joe McVeigh and the team captain Eddie McCrory have been asked to appear on the John Toal show on Radio Ulster at 11 am this Saturday 28 March. They will be talking about the BPF games, polio in general and their individual experiences.

Make sure you tune in.


(24/3/2015)  Next Quiz - Saturday 11 April 2015   

The next quiz takes place on Saturday 11 April at 7.30pm in The Dockers Club, Pilot Street. The cost is £7 per person and this covers entry to the quiz, spot prizes, supper and play your cards right.

This will be your chance to welcome home our National Champion Jim Bailey and bronze medallist Joe McVeigh from the BPF games.

Come along and enjoy the craic.


(22/3/2015)  NIPF taste success at BPF National Games  

After an absence of some 35 years the NIPF again took part in the BPF National games. The events are no longer swimming, shot put, javelin etc. but bowls, kurling etc. The Fellowship entered Bowls (Eddie McCrory and Christine Connolly) boccia (Joe McVeigh and Heather Scott) kurling (Jim Bailey) and scrabble (Breige Torrans and Bobby Doherty). Everyone did the Fellowship proud with Briege reaching the final of scrabble, Joe getting a bronze medal in boccia but pride of place must go to Jim who became national champion at kurling beating all comers to bring home gold. Well done Jim.

It was a wonderful weekend and we would encourage more members to participate in next years game. Maybe we will be able to enter every competition next year.

Highlight of the weekend was a visit from our member Josephine Finnegan (nee Hughes) who none of us had seen for well over 40 years. She made the journey from her home in Cornwall to cheer us on and it gave us all such a lift to see her. Josephine also gave us a load of old photographs which will be uploaded to the website over the next week. Watch this space.



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